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"She's 18", Nigerians comment as father flogs his daughter for joining a WhatsApp group.

A video started trending yesterday night on Twitter after it was released by instablog, of a father who flogged his 18 year old daughter mercilessly for joining a WhatsApp group he warned her not to join. The video started trending last night, and has been receiving so many attention that it is currently trending at no. 1 on Twitter at the moment.

It was revealed in the video that the father told his daughter not to join a particular WhatsApp group chat, but his daughter disobeyed him and joined anyway. He collected her phone some days later, went through her chat and found out that his daughter had disobeyed him as she had join the groupchat. He immediately brought out his belt, told her to lie down flat on the floor and began to beat her.

Her younger sister began to record the video, as she begged her dad to have mercy and stop beating her sister. Her younger sister eventually shared the video on Twitter.

A lot of Nigerians have been reacting to the post with the hashtag "she's 18". While some agreed with the parenting style, others condemned the act and said such African parenting style must stop.

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